Man stabbed to death early Boxing Day

Last Updated on Thursday, 26 December 2019, 11:26 by Writer

A man, who was earlier seen staggering in La Penitence, Georgetown, was early Boxing Day – Thursday – stabbed to death by two males who fled the scene, police said.

He is 32-year-old Israel McKenzie, a labourer, of 74 Middle Road, La Penitence.

No one has been arrested.

Guyana Police Force homicide detectives were told that the man was attacked at about 3:30 a.m., December 26, at Second Street and Middle Road.

“Enquiries disclosed that the victim was seen walking in a staggering manner on Second Street, La Penitence which is leading to Middle Road La Penitence, when he was attacked by two males who fled the scene,” police said.

Police said the body bore injuries to the left ear, to the neck, left arm and two suspected stab wounds to the chest.

McKenzie was pronounced dead on arrival at the Georgetown Public Hospital.